Road Trip in Devon & Cornwall. Part 3 – our last morning in Cornwall, Tate Museum and fairy tale like St Michael’s Mount

Road Trip in Devon & Cornwall. Part 3 – our last morning in Cornwall, Tate Museum and fairy tale like St Michael’s Mount

Day 3 - Tate Ives & St Michael's Mount We had to drive back to London on this day but to extend our trip for a little bit more we decided do a few things in the morning before the big drive back home. Tate St Ives In the morning, we visited Tate ST Ives [...]

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ROAD TRIP IN DEVON & CORNWALL. PART 2 – the most southerly & westerly points, great coffee and engine houses

ROAD TRIP IN DEVON & CORNWALL. PART 2 – the most southerly & westerly points, great coffee and engine houses

Day 2 - Porthleven, Lizard Point, Kynance Cove, The Minack Theatre, The Land's End & Crowns Engine Houses. Our first night in Cornwall we spent in St Ives, as usual we stayed in Airbnb. I always find them to be much better value than hotels especially in the UK. Anyway, the first day was pretty long [...]

Road trip in Devon & Cornwall. Part 1 – Exeter, Okehampton Castle & The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Road trip in Devon & Cornwall. Part 1 – Exeter, Okehampton Castle & The Lost Gardens of Heligan

If you have seen my previous post, you will know that in April we have finally travelled to Devon and Cornwall. It has been on my bucket list for long now. We drove to Exeter on Thursday night and stayed in a lovely hotel just on the outskirts of Exeter - The St George and [...]

Audley End House and Gardens – English Heritage Site

Audley End House and Gardens – English Heritage Site

I remember being a teenager and my dad (whom I get my love for history from) dragging us around all sorts of castles and ruins around Latvia. Pretty sure there are still photos of me looking incredibly grumpy. So it is pretty ironic that in April we have signed up for membership with English Heritage [...]

Chelsea Physic Garden – London’s oldest botanical garden

Chelsea Physic Garden – London’s oldest botanical garden

My series of small blog post about my favourite hidden places in London. This year we are really trying to walk more and one of the ways we are getting more steps in is by strolling from one side of London to the other...A few Sundays back we walked from Tufnell Park all way down [...]